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Free STEM Workshop for Girls in 6-8th Grades at Joliet Junior College

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Gender: Female
Staff or Students: Staff and Students
Grade Level: 7th, 8th, 6th
School: All Middle Schools

Description:
Girls Leading the Charge is a free Saturday workshop open to Girls in 6th-8th Grades. This solar-powered car program is a valuable STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) hands-on learning experience. Students will learn principles of basic physics, mechanics, and solar energy while also developing critical thinking and problem-solving skills. Through the use of commercially available instruction kits, students will work in teams to design their solar-powered cars, learn about solar/photovoltaic (PV) cells, troubleshoot, and prepare to test their car’s functionality.

End Date: 2017-10-21
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